King seeks a full time Middle School Dean of Students for Grades 6-8. The Dean of Students reports directly to the Head of Middle School and is responsible for contributing to and communicating a focused plan for sustaining student wellness and promoting a positive divisional culture. In addition, the Dean is charged with building strong partnerships with students, families, and faculty, creating a safe, supportive school climate, and effectively managing operational issues in the interest of sustaining a healthy and thriving environment in the middle school.
Responsibilities and Primary Duties
With the Head of Middle School, supervise the execution of a 6-8 grade advisory program, student government, and clubs to ensure the smooth operation of those programs.
Clearly communicate the division’s vision and mission for student support to our school community and maintain a positive school climate while holding staff accountable as needed.
Counsel students, parents, and faculty about divisional and school policies, managing disciplinary issues and providing thoughtful consequences to student behavior where appropriate.
Teach a section of MS classes in a core academic area.
Master’s degree in Education, Educational Leadership, or a related field preferred
A minimum of 5 years of experience teaching in a middle school classroom
Excellent communication skills and ability to constructively collaborate with colleagues
Commitment to King’s Mission, Virtues, and Diversity Policy Statement
King is an independent, college preparatory day school serving students from Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12. We are a diverse, vibrant learning community dedicated to educational excellence and the fullest academic and personal achievement of our students.